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by Contributor on Monday Sep 28 2020

Climate change is happening. Devastating wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornados, droughts, and other climate related events are all predicted by climate science. The social and economic cost of these events is in the trillions of dollars, costs that, one way or another, fall on the shoulders of taxpayers.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 24 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 148 new cases, including 12 epi-linked cases, for a total of 8,543 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 21 2020

The writs have been issued for British Columbia’s 42nd Provincial General Election with Election Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020.

“Our main focus is ensuring a safe and accessible voting process during the pandemic,” said Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman in a media release Monday.

by Contributor on Saturday Sep 19 2020

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen, so if you are feeling anxious and confused, I understand.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Sep 18 2020

More than 200 B.C. firefighters and related personnel are heading to the U.S. to help battle extreme fire activity in Oregon.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 17 2020

Crossing through the Pemberton Valley just got a little more secure for the dwindling population of grizzly bears that live in the Squamish-Lillooet region.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada and its partners have conserved an 87-hectare (214-acre), ecologically important property along the Ryan River, in Pemberton Meadows.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 17 2020

Drivers will soon have a stronger incentive to take a good look around before opening their car doors.

To better protect cyclists, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is raising the fine for “dooring.”

The new fine for anyone who opens a car door when it is not reasonably safe to do so (known as “dooring”) will be $368 as of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 17 2020

MEC's Sale/Liquidation and Others Like It Must Be Subject to Government Review

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 16 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Tuesday, we are announcing 97 new cases, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 7,376 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 14 2020

The B.C. Green Party announced Monday that Sonia Furstenau has won the party’s Leadership 2020 contest, succeeding interim leader Adam Olsen, effective immediately.

Furstenau won 52.4 per cent of the votes on the second ballot. 

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